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Lucas City Councilman-Elect Will Not be Allowed to Serve

city of lucas logoA British immigrant and non-US citizen of Lucas, Adam Baker, won election to a Lucas City Council position in last weeks voting through a write-in campaign, but will not be able to serve because of his citizenship status.

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Sunday Evening Storm Produces Tornado in Northwestern Russell County

4-7 Fairport tornadoA severe thunderstorm that passed through the northern part of Russell County Sunday evening reportedly produced a brief tornado.

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Final Russell County Election Results: Waldo, Paradise Now Included

VoteWith canvassing now complete, the April 2 election results in Russell County are now official.

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Citywide Cleanup Another Success

2013 Cleanup 1A citywide cleanup day in Russell took place Saturday and local officials say the program was again a success.

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Homewood Named DCC Interim Director

Kay HomewoodKay Homewood has been appointed as Interim Director of the Deines Cultural Center effective April 1, 2013 and until a permanent replacement is named.

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Lucas City Councilman-Elect Not a US Citizen

Lucas KansasThe winner of a city council seat in Lucas probably won't ever serve in office, at least until he becomes a US citizen, according to the Associated Press.

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Burglary, Theft Occurs at Wilson Lake Wildlife and Parks Building

Russell County SheriffA burglary and theft involving more than $1000 worth of equipment and vehicles from a Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks office and shop building in Wilson State Park was reported to authorities Wednesday.

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